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Thursday, October 21, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, October 21, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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How School Choice Becomes School’s Choice - by @palan57 on @forbes

Schools can get more input on how to spend new dollars - Chalkbeat - on chalkbeat

En banc 4th Circuit will review skirts-only dress code for charter school girls | Reuters - via @Reuters

THE MAKINGS OF A BAD REALITY SHOW – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

CURMUDGUCATION: Nevada Family Alliance Still Pro-Cameras, Anti-Irony -

What is Taught in Public Schools? Volunteer as a Substitute Teacher and See for Yourself!  | gadflyonthewallblog - via @StevenSinger3

Cartoons on University Life (2) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Schooling the Workforce – Have You Heard -

Jeff Bryant: How For-Profit Charters Corrupt Education and Other Once-Public Services | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

CURMUDGUCATION: Dear Substitute-Desperate Districts? What Are You Doing About It? -

Teacher Tom: "After That They Get To Do Whatever They Want" -

School Boards are Once Again Center Stage: How will Philanthropy Respond? | Schott Foundation for Public Education -

The Struggles for Racial Justice at the Ballot Box and the Schoolhouse are One and The Same | Schott Foundation for Public Education -

NEWS FROM THE U.S. Department of Education -

Nobody Hates the Gifted | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

On Positive and Negative Feedback to Student Writing – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

COVID-era learning challenges LAUSD after school closures - Los Angeles Times -

Tennessee Branch of Moms for McCarthyism Getting MORE National Attention – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport

U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2021 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership | U.S. Department of Education -

Alfie Kohn: Is Learning “Lost” When Kids Are Out of School? | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

glen brown: Why Pensions Are Critical for Teachers’ Retirement Security/ A Look at the History of Public Pensions -

New York’s schools are getting an influx of funding. Parents want to make sure it’s spent responsibly. - City & State New York - by @npishak on @csny

Colin Powell: a National Champion for Our Children | First Focus on Children - on @first_focus

Jamie Lee Curtis On Her Daughter Ruby Coming Out As Transgender: ‘I Am New At It, I’m Going To Make Mistakes’ | - on @ETCanada

Union retirees: pay it back. - by Fred Klonsky - Fred Klonsky in Retirement -

Senate ready to confirm Rahm as ambassador to Japan. Do they think we've forgotten Laquan? - by Michael Klonsky - Mike Klonsky's Edu/Pol -

‘There is a war going on in these streets’ via @ChalkbeatPHL

Thursday’s New Articles & Videos On School Reopenings | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Tennessee Children Were Illegally Jailed. Now Members of Congress Are Asking For an Investigation.

How one student got her middle school to change its name

Jonathan Kantrowitz Political Blog -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

If You’re Afraid Kids Will Learn Racism Is Bad, Perhaps Public School Is Not For You

Business: SEPTA transit union tells members to be ready for a strike vote

Senate GOP Stymies Freedom to Vote Act with Filibuster

First lady Jill Biden joins AOC, de Blasio at NYC public school

Sunrise chapter pulls out of rally over Zionist groups – The Forward -

Jamie Lee Curtis on learning how to support her trans daughter: "I'm a grateful student"

Paris Hilton at Capitol Hill decries the troubled teen industry: "It’s a basic human rights issue"

Let’s Dismantle the Surveillance State @leoniehaimson

Howard University Students Begin 2nd Week of Protests, Sit-Ins Against Poor Campus Living Conditions

Meghan Markle Gets Political With an Open Letter Advocating for Paid Family Leave

10-Year-Old Black Girl Handcuffed and Arrested for 'Offensive' Drawing of Her School Bully

White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

Texas state Sen. Kel Seliger, a Republican willing to buck his party leadership, will not seek reelection

Neighborhoods Watched: The Rise of Urban Mass Surveillance

Neighborhoods Watched: A discussion with the reporters

New California oil drilling must be set back from homes and schools, Newsom says

Coronavirus closes first campus in L.A. County, prompting remote learning, football fallout

The Latest Info On Critical Race Theory Hysteria | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Study Finds – To No Teacher’s Surprise – That Praising More Than Reprimanding Gets Results | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - on @Larryferlazzo

Amherst college is ending legacy admissions, which gave an edge to children of alumni

NYC elementary school PTA brings in COVID-19 testing van to supplement school tests

How Republicans Are Weaponizing Critical Race Theory Ahead of Midterms

Biden’s Pick for Education Dept.’s Civil Rights Chief Squeaks Through Senate

Why Is Raising a Child in the United States So Hard?

Merrick Garland hearing goes off the rails as Jim Jordan demands to play video of parents at school board meetings

California School Districts Fear Major Budget Cuts Ahead as Enrollments Drop

Stanford study finds writing teachers a letter can turn around lives

Why two journalists won the Nobel Peace Prize — and other news literacy lessons

How Federal Emergency Aid Helped Offset Costs for Students in Historically Black Schools

DeSantis calls for special Florida legislative session to fight Biden's vaccine mandate

Manchin offered to switch party if Dems considered him an 'embarrassment'

ACLU of Texas sues Houston-area school district over gender-based dress code’s long-hair policy

OPINION: Why school ratings can backfire

Boarding School Scrubs Nikole Hannah-Jones Speech Over Backlash Fears

Trump’s Legacy as the Mad President Lives On | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Atlanta Public Schools offers $3,000 bonus to recruit virtual teachers - on @ajc

Teachers angered by Utah lawmaker’s proposal to let parents vet social studies lessons in advance - by on @sltrib

7 students sue Magnolia ISD in federal court over policy that bans long hair for boys - on @houstonchron

'Extremely Alarming' Test Scores Show Challenges Ahead For Hawaii Schools - Honolulu Civil Beat - via @civilbeat

Richmond Public Schools closing school two additional days in early November for employees' mental health | Education | - on @rtdnews

Sheriff Bob Fletcher plans charter school in Ramsey County focused on public service – Twin Cities - on @pioneerpress

Knife fight: North Carolina high school rations utensils amid supply chain crisis - on @DCExaminer

Illinois makes teacher evaluations optional for second year - Chalkbeat Chicago - on chalkbeat

Actors in N.J. school plays might not need masks, Murphy says - - on @njdotcom

34% of white college students lied about their race to improve chances of admission, financial aid benefits - Intelligent -

State reaches out to retired teachers asking them to return to classroom amid shortage - on @wxyzdetroit

Alabama third grade reading law should be delayed, experts say - - on @aldotcom

Pa. charter schools operators blast new proposed regulations - The Morning Call - via @mcall

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Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, October 19, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, October 18, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, October 17, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Days Of Rage Edition (10/17) -

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Friday, October 15, 2021


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